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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Prescribing of controlled substance. Requires that a controlled substance prescription be issued electronically after June 30, 2020, and establishes a Class B infraction for a prescriber who fails to comply. Requires a prescriber to obtain three hours of continuing education every two years on the prescribing of opioid medication in order to continue issuing prescriptions for opioid medication, and establishes a Class B infraction for failure to comply. Requires the medical licensing board of Indiana to study and determine, before November 1, 2019, whether a waiver is necessary for the electronic prescription requirement and to report back to the general Prescribing of controlled substance. Requires that a controlled substance prescription be issued electronically after June 30, 2020, and establishes a Class B infraction for a prescriber who fails to comply. Requires a prescriber to obtain three hours of continuing education every two years on the prescribing of opioid medication in order to continue issuing prescriptions for opioid medication, and establishes a Class B infraction for failure to comply. Requires the medical licensing board of Indiana to study and determine, before November 1, 2019, whether a waiver is necessary for the electronic prescription requirement and to report back to the general assembly. Sets forth requirements for the report. ... View more